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First Hebrew is dedicated to the continuing development of a meaningful, dynamic, and vibrant expression of Judaism for ourselves, for our children, and for the community at large. Our Congregation promotes Jewish religious and intellectual life throughout the life cycles of its members.

Your generous contributions help First Hebrew Congregation survive and thrive. We have a variety of donation options to choose from.

Ways to Give:
  • Membership dues are the foundation on which the temple is supported. Simply look at your dues statement and pay the amount that you owe.
  • Purchase a leaf on our Tree of Life in honor of a special occasion or purchase a brick in our Brick Garden. Contact the office for details.
  • Buy scrip through the FHC Office. Download the flyer and order form here.
  • Leave a Legacy – Contributions of appreciated stock can make a difference and create a tax break for you. Contact the Temple office for more information.
  • We invite you to underwrite copies of our Siddur and/or Chumash to honor or memorialize a loved one. For more information and an order form, click here
  • Volunteer – Give your time, and you’ll get so much in return. Contact the Temple Office if you have time to give and you will be gladly directed to the appropriate volunteer opportunity.

Send your check payable to First Hebrew Congregation:

First Hebrew Congregation
1821 East Main Street
Peekskill, NY 10566

Credit cards are accepted, please call the office at 914-739-0500 for details.

If you would like to designate your gift to a specific fund or purpose, and/or in honor of or in memory of someone, please send a note specifying this with your check.



Our Congregation is open and warmly welcomes all Jews, recognizing that each and every one of us is created “betzelm elohim”, in the image of God.

Jews have always looked toward improving the future for themselves, their families, their community, and for all humankind. This theme is rooted in the rich history of our tradition. First Hebrew is a vibrant blend of many Jewish traditions. We celebrate our differences and our common heritage as one community.

First Hebrew Congregation is obliged to meet the challenges that the future will bring. We need funding to operate the synagogue, maintain our physical plant, provide stability for clergy and staff, support our religious school.